Female record setting Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams and two other astronauts along with her docked their Russian spacecraft at the International Space Station [ISS] on Tuesday for a four-month stay.
NASA astronaut Sunita Williams who is 46-year-old , Russian Soyuz Commander Yuri Malenchenko and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency flight engineer Akihiko Hoshide arrived at the ISS after two days in orbit.
NASA said three of them docked Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft at around 10:21 IST to the Rassvet module.Successfully the crew took off to the ISS from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on July 15 for a four-month long mission to the space station.
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Second time she has gone for space mission, she previous went to space mission in 2006 and create a record of longest space flight(195 days), number of space walks(four) and total time spent on spacewalks (29 hours and 17 minutes).
During their four month stay at the ISS they will conduct 30 scientific mission and all three of them are expected to return back in mid of November.
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